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April 17, 2021

Ivan Rudy, Chairman of the Commission for Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries

Head of Ukrainian gambling regulator to open UGW 2021 conference

Head of Ukrainian gambling regulator to open UGW 2021 conference
On February 24, Ivan Rudy will open the UGW 2021 conference, which will bring together lawmakers, members of specialized associations, Ukrainian and foreign gambling experts.
Ukraine | 12/23/2020

The Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021 will be held on February 24-25, organized by Smile-Expo. It will be the first gaming event after the market was legalized. Rudy was appointed as Head of the commission in October 2020.

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van Rudy, Chairman of the Commission for Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries in Ukraine will be the first speaker at Ukrainian Gaming Week (UGW) 2021, which will be held on February 24-25, organized by Smile-Expo

The Commission for Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries is a key body on the recently legalized Ukrainian gambling market. It provides control over activities related to the organization and conduct of gambling. The state structure was created by the Cabinet of Ministers in order to ensure transparent interaction between business and regulatory authorities.

The regulator oversees the launch of the gambling business, its legalization, licenses market participants and monitors their work. The main mission of the commission is to create a system that will simplify the working conditions in the gambling and lottery sector.

The powers of the collegial body include the development of licensing conditions for conducting gambling business; issuance and revocation of licenses; establishment of requirements for the state system of online monitoring and its administration; consideration of complaints from gamblers and other persons about the actions of gambling operators; submission of proposals to state authorities regarding draft laws and other regulatory documents in the field of gambling; creation of favorable conditions for attracting investments in the gambling sphere, etc.

Rudy was appointed as Head of the commission in October 2020. Prior to that, he served as secretary of the Advisory Council for war veterans, bereaved families of defenders of Ukraine. He also has experience in management, finance and international relations and has a status of the ATO veteran.

On February 24, Rudy will open UGW 2021 conference that will bring together lawmakers, members of specialized associations, Ukrainian and foreign gambling experts on one platform. Celebrating the Christmas holidays, organizers are launching a promotion that will run from December 24, 2020 to January 14, 2021. During this period, all buyers of tickets to Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021 exhibition receive a second ticket as a gift. And everyone who purchases a ticket to the UGW conference will get a second one with the same options.

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